Tackling Obesity in Patients (ACOG Course)

A training program on understanding and treating obesity.

Tackling Obesity in Patients (ACOG Course)
  • Rs.7,500

COURSE DESCRIPTION

A woman often looks to her obstetrician or gynecologist as her primary physician. Physicians have a responsibility to help patients understand, prevent, and treat obesity and comorbidities related to excessive weight gain. Obesity is a disease that affects more than 83 million Americans. It is the second most common cause of preventable death and is linked to more than 100 diseases. It is cause of death to more than 100,000 Americans per year. 

After completing this course, you should be able to:
• define obesity
• summarize the diagnosis and treatment
• explain professional primary care best practice recommendations
• identify accurate clinician reimbursement for obesity codes at your practice

REQUIREMENTS

The course objectives specifically target obstreticians and gynecologists.

CURRICULUM

1. Definition
2. Obesity and Women
3. Obesity in Childhood
4. Physiology and Hormones
5. Treatment Options
6. Billing Code Information
7. Counting Calories
8. Counseling Techniques